Leather Goods import

Discussion in 'International Business' started by Arsenal, Feb 19, 2018.

  1. Arsenal

    Arsenal UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    Hey every 1

    I am new here. am looking for some advice on importing of Leather goods from Pakistan , Bangladesh ,China etc. I know a bit about leather and have several good contacts in the Asian continent.

    Do you guys have any ideas or recommendations as to how i go about this business.

    I have always worked for organisations rather then have a business of my own.

    Looking for any help thats out there. Thank you in advance.
     
    Posted: Feb 19, 2018 By: Arsenal Member since: Feb 19, 2018
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  2. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    You can buy from factories and crafts people overseas, pay import duties & VAT to bring them into the EU.

    What's the plan once you have paid to have the goods delivered and they have arrived?
     
    Posted: Feb 19, 2018 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  3. Arsenal

    Arsenal UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    Hi Mr D, Thanks for ur reply.
    The plan is that i want to approach retailers in the uk and after showing the samples get orders and then have these manufactured to the retailers requirement ,then ship them direct to the retailer.
     
    Posted: Feb 19, 2018 By: Arsenal Member since: Feb 19, 2018
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  4. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    You've just missed spring fair, there will be other trade fairs where you can get a stand and present your wares to retailers.
    You are the importer? Or facilitator while the retailer is the importer?
     
    Posted: Feb 19, 2018 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  5. Arsenal

    Arsenal UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    How do i find out when the next fair is? i want to be the importer.
     
    Posted: Feb 19, 2018 By: Arsenal Member since: Feb 19, 2018
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  6. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    Trade mags are a good start. Gift Focus, Gifts Today, Progressive Gifts and home.
    There are fairs most months somewhere in the country, first half of the year has loads.

    Some may not be suitable - such as the British craft trade fair at Harrogate. Others such as the Home & Gift buyers festival in July in Harrogate may suit. Though that's perhaps getting late in the year for Christmas orders.
    Birmingham, London, Edinburgh etc tend to have a number of trade events that you can meet retailers at.
     
    Posted: Feb 19, 2018 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  7. Arsenal

    Arsenal UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    Thank you very much for your input, really appreciated .
     
    Posted: Feb 19, 2018 By: Arsenal Member since: Feb 19, 2018
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  8. Arsenal

    Arsenal UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    Hey Furqan,
    I would be interested in some samples of what you manufacture. Jackets , gloves, wallets,belts.

    Thanks for contacting me.
     
    Posted: Feb 22, 2018 By: Arsenal Member since: Feb 19, 2018
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  9. Rose Departure

    Rose Departure UKBF Contributor Free Member

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    Hi, Arsenal,

    Leather bag with manufacturing center in Guangzhou of China, many small leather factories crowded, with best material and labor resource, thus price competitive and quality mature. One of my cousin operate a leather bag factory there, small scale but competitive in price and good quality, can do manufacturing also wholesale.

    If with some interest in leather bag, feel free to contact me.


     
    Posted: Mar 7, 2018 By: Rose Departure Member since: Aug 24, 2015
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  10. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    Britain has a few factories too.
     
    Posted: Mar 9, 2018 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  11. KOTA789

    KOTA789 UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    Hi
    We are Bespoke leather goods(mainly jackets) manufacturers from Italy for upmarket.Please can any one suggest how to enter the market.
     
    Posted: Apr 5, 2018 By: KOTA789 Member since: Apr 5, 2018
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  12. Lansing

    Lansing UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    have you considered Canada?
     
    Posted: Apr 5, 2018 By: Lansing Member since: Apr 5, 2018
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  13. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    Used to be motorway service station car parks.
    Been offered gen yew ine leather jackets from Italy a dozen times or so.

    Do you have any contact with retailers of leather goods? Trade shows, trade bodies in the UK?
     
    Posted: Apr 5, 2018 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  14. RjMaan

    RjMaan UKBF Contributor Free Member

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    Well, you have quiet a nice business idea and Asian countries are rich in leather. I think you will have earn huge profit if you set up all the supple chain between these countries.
     
    Posted: Apr 8, 2018 By: RjMaan Member since: Mar 26, 2018
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  15. Lokeshs86x

    Lokeshs86x UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    Dear sir/mam,

    Greetings & Namaste from Ceraunics Technology Pvt. Ltd., pioneers of Leather watch straps in India since 2004!!

    Here is how we are different from other manufacturers from India or China.

    • A wide group of small & micro manufacturing units.
    • A large range of material quality, Designs and many more.
    • Customized designing facility as per watch design
    • High Quality material hand crafted with Experienced manpower
    • End to End quality inspection to avoid after sales issues
    • After sales warranty.

    Will be happy to share any additional information that you may require.

    Warm Regards,
    Lokesh singh
     
    Posted: Jun 20, 2018 at 6:53 AM By: Lokeshs86x Member since: Jun 20, 2018
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  16. Maple Sourcing

    Maple Sourcing UKBF Regular Full Member

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    What kind of leather products? Are you after leather materials, or finished leather products such as handbag? Then, I can offer your some suggestions.
     
    Posted: Jun 20, 2018 at 8:30 AM By: Maple Sourcing Member since: Oct 8, 2012
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  17. Lokeshs86x

    Lokeshs86x UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    WE are a manufacturer and exporter of Leather watch strap.
     
    Posted: Jun 23, 2018 at 4:16 AM By: Lokeshs86x Member since: Jun 20, 2018
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